The recall includes United States Stove Company's HomComfort 2400 24K BTU Pellet Heater/Stoves. These steel and polycarbonate products are grey and are used as a window mounted heating appliance. The heaters measure about 21.5 inches high by 24.5 inches deep by 23 inches wide. Serial numbers included in the recall are 0451 through 4420, 5681 through 5890 and 6301 through 6310. The firm name and serial number are printed on the faceplate attached by screws on the front bottom of the unit.
Consumers should immediately unplug these units, stop using the product and return the circuit board and serial face plate to the firm for $868 cash or $1,200 credit towards the purchase of any United States Stove Company product.
The United States Stove Company has received 16 reports of fire and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
United States Stove Company, of South Pittsburg, Tenn.
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